Brown, George

Brown, George


Passenger, steam schooner National City, departing Portland, OR, 3/14/98 with “by far the larger number of her passengers” bound for the Copper River, but a few for Dyea/Skagway, Portland Oregonian, 3/15/98; Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900; QCMDR, 1898, Witness to Kain, p. 13, to Sweeny, QCMDR, p. 33; to Hannam,QCMDR, p. 34; M.N. Smith QCMDR, p. 82; Locator, QCMDR, p. 56; 1899: held & recorded with Keller claim located by Little,QCMDR, p. 110; UKMDR, March 1899, Locator, 3/11/ 1899, p. 79; Signer of Petition to the President from Quartz Creek and Teikell Mining Dist, May 8, 1899 requesting Capt. Abercrombie be given “permission to employ [on the trail to interior Alaska] those men who need work, and thus enable them to remain in the country. With a good trail those who have means will be able to bring in machinery, and the development of the country will be accelerated.” NARA RG 107, Entry 80. Office of the Secretary of the War Department: 1667-103:


In Valdez between 6/11/1900-6/26/1900, C1900;


Joe Thowney mortgages “placer mining claim called No. 3 above on copper Creek, a tributary of Dan Creek in the Valdez Mining District, and duly recorded on page 453 of Book D of Mining Locations ofthe records ofthe said Valdez mining district” as securtity for repapyment of $1,000 to George Brown at 10% per annum, 10/28/1902, no notice of repayment; Book A of Mortgages, p. 151;